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“He that idly loses five seconds worth of time… might as prudently throw five seconds into the river”. Those are the words of Benjamin Franklin in one of his yearly almanacs, as he comments on the consequences of inefficiency... Read more

Anyone who has driven in a storm can attest to the importance of windshield wipers. This essential invention was created by Mary Anderson and became a fixture in most vehicles by 1916. While windscreen wipers, computer software, space station... Read more

The opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway in 1830 marked the dawn of steam-powered rail travel. The 31 mile (50 km) railroad was the first to carry passengers and freight by means of steam-powered locomotives, spurring the development of... Read more

For the engineering sector to reduce its skills shortage, it needs to employ around 186,000 skilled recruits each year until 2024. As we celebrate 2019’s National Apprenticeships week from 4 March, does the future of engineering lie in the next... Read more

With Dyson recently announcing its surprise move into the electric vehicle market, it is clear that the electric car boom is upon us. However, the technology behind these vehicles must continue to be refined to perfect its use in alternative... Read more

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